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Kevin Leary

Advisor Greater Boston Area, US

Founder, PowerHydrant. Previously Product Line Director, Digital Audio, Analog Devices.

Founder, PowerHydrant. Previously Product Line Director, Digital Audio, Analog Devices.

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Founder PowerHydrant June 2009 - present
Product Line Director, Digital Audio Analog Devices February 2005 - June 2011
Product Line Director, Wireless IFR and DSP Analog Devices July 1996 - January 2005
Product Line Director, Digital Video Analog Devices May 1993 - June 1996
Various Positions... Analog Devices September 1982 - May 1993
Associate Engineer Raytheon July 1981 - September 1982


Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Professional Education Advances in Imaging 2013 - 2013
CleanTech Open Bootcamp Clean-tech Innovation and Venture Start-ups 2010 - 2010
Business Simulation Program at the Babson Executive Education Center Business 2008 - 2008
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Electrical Engineering 1983 - 1986
Manhattan College Electrical Engineering 1977 - 1981

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Hardware
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Transportation
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Green
  • • Robotics

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Wireless • Automotive • Electric Vehicles • Signal Processing • Autonomous Vehicles

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Michael Gennert
We worked together  •  Professor & Director of Robotics Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
Kevin is very determined and pushes hard to see his project through. He is well-connected to the robotics entrepreneur community and levera ... ges that to help get his ideas moving. He is passionate about his technology, which is both innovative and timely, and is not going to give up easily.
Boris Lerner
We worked together  •  Division Technologist, Analog Devices Inc.. Previously Owner, A & M Consulting. University of Florida grad.
Kevin has amazing enthusiasm and passion for his work. This, combined with his excellent technical expertise, a very likable personality and ... great work ethics, gives him a strong edge in everything he does.
Brian Ahern
We worked together  •  CEO, DotProduct LLC. Previously Sole Proprietor and Entrepreneur, Brian Ahern, Counselor at Law and Business.
Strong background. Strong network. Clear vision and passion for the technology and the business overall.
Rick Rundell
We worked together  •  Sr Director, Technology and Innovation Strategist, Autodesk, Inc.. Dartmouth College grad.
Kevin has the tenacity to stay with an idea even when the going gets rough. He maintains a realistic perspective combined with a passion and ... commitment to follow through. He is also amazingly well informed on whatever topic he chooses to work on, and can communicate on that topic in terms that are appropriate to his audience.

Chris Russell
We worked together  •  Technical Founder, and Open Source Developer, Encapsule Project.
Chris is a rare person in that he understands all the details of how each layer of a software and hardware technology stack works yet is hun ... gry and inventive in the domain of the power of the leverage of abstraction

Chris Russell
We worked together  •  Technical Founder, and Open Source Developer, Encapsule Project.
Chris has an unusual mix of detailed knowledge of all levels of the technology stack high level app and web sw to silicon combined with a pa ... ssion to enable more leverage trough intelligent abstraction

Eloi Taha, Ph.D.
Senior Project Engineer, Nissan Technical Center North America.
Eloi is well connected and powerful player in the Electric Vehicle and Electric Vehicle Infrastructure space, He is extraordinarily well i ... nformed, highly trained and enthusiastic for growth of this industry. Well Established and Well known

Paul Stith
We worked together  •  Chief Electric Vehicle Officer | Advisor, PROJECT Green OnRamp, Solution Lead - Smart Integrated Infrastructure, Black & Veatch.
Paul has vision, he is well informed, articulate and very well connected.

Lisa Christine Summerville
We worked together  •  Engagement Officer, MIT Startup Exchange (STEX), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Managing Director & Chair, 28 Carrots.
Vision, presence, helpful, great communicator. She builds networks

Alex Zatsman
We worked together  •  Previously Principal Software Engineer, Cognex Corporation. Previously Member of Technical Staff, Cilk Arts.
He is a ground up signal processing and algorithm engineer who knows how to build things that work

Jorn-Ole Hansen
We worked together  •  Director, Sales & Business Development, Retune-DSP and Senior Key Account Manager - Automotive segment, JDI Europe GmbH.
Jorn-Ole is a seasoned executive in the sales and marketing ranks of cpmpanies building the most important companents of the mobile phone an ... d modern connected car. He can handle and manager big relationships with big companies on big projects

Joseph Burke
We worked together  •  Partner, Arenella Technologies and Independent Consultant, Professional Problem Solver. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
Joseph works hard and is enterprising, tireless, and passionate. He is curious about new tech built from a semiconductor basis

David Klahr
We worked together  •  Consultant, Self-Employed. Previously Executive Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission.
A well placed insightful and honest innovator capable of crossing business and government domains on lighting-rod issues.